8 Ways To Reduce Your Energy Use For Earth Day

8 Ways To Reduce Your Energy Use For Earth Day

Save energy in your home and reduce your carbon footprint with these steps. What better way to observe Earth Day than to make some simple changes that will help you save money, conserve energy and reduce your environmental impact? Here are 8 ways to reduce your energy use for Earth Day and beyond. View our energy saving tip infographic for a helpful guide!   Ways To Reduce Your Energy Use For Earth Day   Change Home Air Filters A dirty filter will make your air conditioner work harder to keep you cool. A clean filter can save up to 15% on energy bills.   Use A Power Strip Lower the energy usage from your electronics with a power strip and save up to $200 per year on energy bills.   Insulate Attics Properly insulating your attic can save up to 20% on air conditioning costs.   Install Programmable Thermostats Save up to $100 a year on energy bills with an automatic home thermostat.   Wash Clothes In Cold Water About 90% of the energy the washing machine uses goes towards heating the water. Washing in cold saves energy, saves your clothes and could help save the planet.   Replace Inefficient Appliances Make sure all appliances have the Energy Star logo, they use up to 40% less energy. If your air conditioner is older than 10 years old consider replacing for a new energy efficient unit.   Plant Shade Trees You can reduce cooling costs by up to 25% by planting a tree near your home to help shade it.   Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance In The Spring You can save...
Ways To Save Energy This Earth Day

Ways To Save Energy This Earth Day

 See energy saving tips for your home below and enjoy our air conditioning coupons to make your home as energy efficient as it can be! Earth Day and all year we encourage you to utilize the following home energy saving tips in order to be “greener” today and each day forward. See below for easy ways to conserve energy will help you save money each month on your energy bills. One of the most important tips to save money on your energy bills is scheduling annual air conditioning maintenance each spring to prepare for the summer heat. In fact, you can save up to 40% on your home energy bills with AC maintenance every year. We currently have one time air conditioning maintenance coupon for $59, call us at 702-388-7771 to schedule HVAC service in Las Vegas, Henderson, Summerlin and Clark County, Nevada area. [See are updated list of even more ways to reduce energy] Ways To Save Energy On Earth Day   Turn off all lights, appliances and electronics not in use Unplug all appliances and tools when not in use to save energy in your home. According to the Energy Information Institute, the average U.S. household spends about $2,000 a year on electricity, and about 10 percent of that, or $200, is spent paying for electricity you’re not even using. During the daytime you should also use the natural light to keep your home lite, try to avoid turning on lights if possible.   Don’t waste water Taking a four minute shower instead of an eight minute shower could also save almost 10 gallons of water! If you can’t sacrifice...
Winter Energy Saving Tips For Your Home In Las Vegas

Winter Energy Saving Tips For Your Home In Las Vegas

The temperatures during winter in Las Vegas dip down into the 30’s and 40’s causing you to rely more on your heating system causing your energy bills to rise. In order to help lower your energy bills during the winter you can follow a few winter energy savings for your home in Las Vegas. When the cold arrives you’ll be able to make sure your house isn’t wasting energy while keeping your family warm. Winter Energy Saving Tips For Your Home Seal Air Leaks In Your Home Seal cracks and openings in foundations, around windows, doors and electrical outlets with caulking or weather stripping. A lot of warm air is being lost, causing your furnace to work harder to maintain warm temperatures. Install window and door weather stripping. Use caulk or expanding foam accordingly to fill in the holes, cracks and gaps. Make sure your home is properly sealed to prevent the warm air from escaping, and allowing the cold air in. The average home loses about 25% of energy through windows while heating during the winter, and up to 40% of energy when cooling during the summer. By also replacing your normal windows with energy efficient windows you can end up saving 10-15% on your heating bill.   Get A Furnace Tune Up Service Annually Keep your system running at its best by scheduling an annual heating check up every fall or winter! Regular maintenance and changing filters monthly is key to the most efficient and least cost operation of your furnace, which also reduces the cost of heating your home. Flickering pilot lots, dust build up, loose...
Summer Energy Saving Tips For Your Home In Las Vegas

Summer Energy Saving Tips For Your Home In Las Vegas

It’s hot out and you’re using your air conditioner daily, how do you save energy this summer in Las Vegas? There are many summer energy saving tips you can follow to help save energy and reduce your energy bill in the summer months. From air conditioning tips to save money to home improvement and design ideas to save energy this article has got you covered. The US Department of Energy says that cooling your home will take a 48% bite off your monthly utility bills. How can you cut back on this cost to save the dollars while still keeping your house cool? If you want to make your home energy efficient as possible this summer while helping you save money on monthly bills you should begin by following the summer energy saving tips below.   Summer Energy Saving Tips Seal leaks around your home Prevent cold air from escaping your house by sealing all your air leaks. These are typically found around windows and doors and can quickly be patched up with weatherstripping or a caulking gun. Weatherproofing your doors and windows is a great way to save energy this summer.   Close your drapes or blinds Reduce your summer utility bills by closing your drapes or blinds in your home. This summer energy saving tip is especially important when you’re not home, keep your home cooler and save energy by closing your drapes or blinds. Doing so will help your air conditioner not work as hard as well as keep your home cooler as the strong sun rays aren’t heating up your home directly.   Use a...